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Korean National Maritime Museum

136 Namnong-ro, Mokpo, Jeollanam-do, South Korea
+82 61-270-2000
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Mokpo public treasure

Free. Yes this great local museum is free. The amount of rose wood in the ship wrack was amazing... read more

Reviewed February 22, 2018
Keith M
,
San Diego, California
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A good Museum

This is a first of a kind I visited in Korea. The museum and it's exhi bition is dedicated on a... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2018
pmbhandari
,
Incheon, Incheon, South Korea
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136 Namnong-ro, Mokpo, Jeollanam-do, South Korea
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Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

Free. Yes this great local museum is free. The amount of rose wood in the ship wrack was amazing. All the 15th century Korean Chinese and Japanese ceramics are amazing. The tons and tons and tons of Rosewood is what amazed me.

Thank Keith M
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Reviewed January 5, 2018

This is a first of a kind I visited in Korea. The museum and it's exhi bition is dedicated on a discovery of a 500 years old shunken ferry. It let us see the old trade items and route. It was quite educational for our...More

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Reviewed July 7, 2016

This museum is well organized and staffs are very kind. Audio guide is available and it exhibits the historical relics/artifacts found in sunken vessel from Mokpo port. It reveals that this port was an important spot of overseas trading between Korea, China and Japan from...More

Thank Doo Heon S
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Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

A very nice and organized museum. Visitor can see nay shipwrecks and recovery items and can learn the maritime history of Korea throw them. It worth to visit specially with your children.

Thank Charis K
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Reviewed April 7, 2016

Very nice museum to walk around. Doesn't take much time to finish. The entrance is free. When I was there, there were no audio guides in English. There are 5-6 rooms with an own theme. The showpiece was a chinese ship that has sunk in...More

Thank AliceMaudrey
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Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

It is the place where archeologists restore Korean ancient and middle-aged ships after finding wrecked ones in Yellow sea. You can see not only the ships but various relics found in them. For children, it's fairly nice place.

Thank Mar_del_Este1
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Reviewed April 27, 2014

This museum is located next to Mokpo harbour, allowing visitors a comparative perspective on Korean watercraft. Ancient vessels rest just a short distance away from their modern counterparts, giving tourists an idea of what the ships exhibited in the museum might have been used for...More

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Reviewed July 22, 2013

Also my teenage daughters loved this museum. Right across from the entrance you can ask for an audio guide in English (free of charge) which explains things in a very interesting way.

Thank 3Roser
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Reviewed May 11, 2012

This museum features a large collection of caledon pottery and the remains of ship recovered from the coastal waters off Jeollanam-do. The remains of the ship are displayed in a large room that allows visitors to walk around it and see it from different perspectives....More

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Reviewed April 17, 2012

The museum contains remains of ship wrecks and their cargo, some of which are 1000 years old. Delicate celadon porcelains, everyday objects and other items are displayed. You also see parts of the ships. To give you a better idea of the shape of the...More

1  Thank LVMABP
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